More Great Women

Agostina – A Spanish Heroine

Sarah Bache – Only Daughter of Benjamin Franklin

Marie J. du Barry – Countess

Clara Barton – American Philanthropist, Founder of the American Red Cross

Elizabeth Blackwell – First Female Physician in the U.S.

Anne Boleyn – Queen of England

Queen Anne – Queen of Great Britain and Ireland

Catherine Breshkovsky – Russian Heroine

Mary Bowser –  From Slave to Spy

Margaret Brown – The “Unsinkable” Survivor

Jane Welsh Carlyle – Wife of Essayist Thomas Carlyle

Catherine I – Empress of Russia

Martha M. Caylus – Social Leader

Caroline Chisholm – English Philanthropist

Christina – Queen of Sweden

Charlotte Corday – French Heroine

Marie Anne Boivin – French Midwife

Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts – Philanthropist

Charlotte Brontë – English Novelist

Elizabeth Barrett Browning – One of the Great Poets of England

Mary Crowley – Founder of Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc.

Countess of Albany – Wife of the Last of the Stuarts

Dat So La Lee – The Basket Maker

Emily Dickinson – American Poet

Amelia Earhart – First Lady of the Sky

Maria Edgeworth – Irish Novelist

Eugenie – Empress of France

Anne Frank – Courageous Teen

Selina Hastings – Countess of Huntington

Felicia D. Hemans – English Poet

Caroline Herschel – Astronomer and Scientist

E. Cora Hind

Jean Ingelow – English Poet and Novelist

Anna B. Jameson – English Writer

Sofia Kovalevskaya – Mathematician

Nicole R. Lepautev – French Mathematician

Ida Lewis – Keeper of the Light

Jenny Lind – Swedish Vocalist

Ninon de L’Enclos – A Model of Refinement and Elegance

Julie de Lespinasse – French Lady Remarkable for her Intellectual Gifts and Accomplishments

Louise – Queen of Prussia

Catherine McAuley – Irish Philanthropist, Founder and First Superior of the Sisters of Mercy

Anne Sullivan Macy – Helen Keller’s “Teacher”

Dorothy “Dolley” Madison – American Social Leader

Charlotte Mason – A Life Lived For Children

Helen Miller – Gould Philanthropist

Mary Russell Mitford – English Novelist and Dramatist

Florence Nightingale – English Philanthropist and Crimean Nurse

Lady Arthur Paget – English-American Social Leader, Philanthropist and War Nurse

Ida Pfeiffer – Austrian Traveler

Madame Recamier – Celebrated French Beauty

Madame Roland – French Patriot

Mrs. Frank Leslie (Miriam) – Successful Business Woman and Publisher

Sarah Siddons – Greatest Actress of the English Stage

Sister Louise

Mary Somerville – British Physicist

Mrs. Leland Stanford – Co-Founder of Leland Stanford Jr. University

Lady Hester Stanhope – English Traveler

Victoria, Queen of England – Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and Empress of India

Susanna Wesley – Mother of John Wesley, Founder of Methodism

A Personal Heroine – by Kathy Wilkins, New York